Free GIS

Find free GIS resources. Included under this category are free GIS courses, free GIS software, Free GIS data, and other useful and free GIS resources.


GIS Learning

Free Introduction to GIS Course

Simon Frasier University is offering a free self-paced MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) entitled “Exploring Geographic Information Systems“: Exploring geographic information systems (GIS) is a self-paced course where participants will learn about GIS and how the technology is being used in the real world to support problem-solving and decision-making. Participants will […]

GIS Software

TdhGIS – Free Software for Vector Based Analysis

TdhGIS – Free Software for Vector Based Analysis

TdhGIS is a free GIS software application for Linux and Windows operating systems for spatial analysis of vector based geographic data.  The software can also be used as a shapefile viewer and editor.  Tim Hirrel is the developer of TdhGIS which was developed using C++, wxWidgets and SQLite.  Hirrel, water resources […]

GIS Software

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Free GIS Applications

Listed here are applications that provide mapping and spatial analysis functionality in a no-cost software application. BASINS 4.0 BASINS 4.0 is an environmental modeling interface built upon the open source GIS MapWindow. The system contains tools to download data from the internet and can perform basic GIS functions to prepare […]